Wolves
November 17
Minnesota Timberwolves Assistant General Manager Gianluca Pascucci. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ ¥ cgonzalez@startribune.com Ð Minneapolis, MN, November 5, 202

From Italian food to draft prep, Wolves' Pascucci is the go-to guy

Gianluca Pascucci, who is heading the Wolves' prospect evaluations as they enter Wednesday's draft with the top pick, has his system. And those precious details he investigates make all the difference.
Wolves
November 17
Memphis’ James Wiseman is the headliner of the big men in the NBA draft on Wednesday, and is expected to go in the top three picks. (AP Photo/Karen

Top draft prospect Wiseman says he hasn't met with Wolves

James Wiseman has worked out for teams with the second and third picks but not for the Wolves. Could a deal be made to send their No. 1 overall pick to a team that covets the 7-foot-1 center?
Gophers
November 16
Duke guard Tre Jones, who played high school basketball in Apple Valley, is excited for this week’s NBA draft. “This is the moment we’ve all bee

Reaching peak shape has been Tre Jones's NBA draft challenge

Even with his older brother paving the way to the NBA after also starring for Duke, it couldn't prepare Tre Jones for what to expect trying to take the next step
Gophers
November 16

Potential NBA draftees with Minnesota ties

As many as five former Minnesota high school players could be chosen in Wednesday's NBA draft:
Wolves
November 15
A, B, C or none of the above: Wolves prepping for first overall pick

A, B, C or none of the above: Wolves prepping for first overall pick

The Timberwolves have a choice to make with no consensus No. 1 overall pick. They may trade it, potentially to move down in the draft or for an established player or some combination of both.
Wolves
November 14

Who will the Wolves take with the No. 1 overall pick?

A consensus has formed around the top three likely picks in Wednesday's NBA draft even if it remains unclear whom the Wolves will choose.
Wolves
November 14

NBA draft: What you need to know

The Wolves have three picks on Wednesday night: Two in the first round (first and 17th overall) and one in the second (33rd).
Wolves
November 14
Minnesota Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell called for a pass against the Charlotte Hornets on Feb. 12, 2020, at Target Center in Minneapolis.

Timberwolves to begin season without fans in Target Center

COO Ryan Tanke said the Wolves are hopeful fans will attend games at some point during the season
Wolves
November 12
Georgia guard Anthony Edwards

Possible No. 1 pick Edwards says Wolves workout was 'great'

Of the consensus top three prospects in next week's draft, 6-5 shooting guard Anthony Edwards is the only one who doesn't overlap positions with one of the Wolves' top two stars.
Wolves
November 10
RandBall: Starting NBA season next month is absurd and reckless

RandBall: Starting NBA season next month is absurd and reckless

The plan to start up after a short off-season is a terrible idea, and we won’t really know how much so until it’s too late. Here's why.
Wolves
November 9
Timberwolves executive Sachin Gupta is a wizard of trades, and there’s no spell like the No. 1 pick.

As NBA draft nears, Wolves expect trade calls to intensify

Endless talk surrounds the Wolves' No. 1 draft pick. Sachin Gupta is listening.
Wolves
November 9

NBA free agency to start Nov. 20

The league will have a whirlwind week beginning with the Nov. 18 draft followed by the start of free agency on the 20th. Signings will begin Nov. 22.
Golf
November 8
Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

Reusse: Grading which sports dealt best with the coronavirus

The financial hits have been onerous and TV ratings plunged, but how have the sports entities handled holding competition at a time when the biggest foe has been the coronavirus.
Wolves
November 7
LaMelo Ball is expected to be a top-3 pick in the NBA draft, and could go No. 1 to the Timberwolves. He is shown here playing in a game a year ago in

2020 NBA Draft Guide: Time, TV, location, top prospects and draft order

ESPN's Bristol, Conn. studios will host the virtual 2020 NBA Draft.
Wolves
November 7

NBA draft key facts and dates

The NBA draft is Nov. 18, and the Wolves have the No. 1 overall pick for just the second time in franchise history.
Wolves
November 6
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns drives around Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis during a game in January.

NBA players approve plan to start season Dec. 22

The players' association agreed to a proposal from the league to start the next season Dec. 22 and play 72 games, according to multiple reports.
Wolves
November 5
Devin Booker, Ben Simmons and James Wiseman

Wolves draft rumblings: Booker, Simmons, Wiseman and more

The Wolves have tremendous leverage with the top overall pick, but it sounds like one of the three presumed contenders to be that pick has no interest in playing here.
Wolves
November 5
Malik Beasley

County challenging parental rights of Beasley, wife after drug, weapons charges

Court filing says Beasley pointed gun in "general direction" of 19-month-old son on same day he allegedly threatened a family outside his Plymouth home.
Vikings
November 3
Minnesota Timberwolves players, coaches, and staffers listened to Jeanelle Austin, left, as she explained and interpreted the George Floyd memorial si

With votes and voices, Minnesota pro athletes answering call to action

From registering for the first time to using their considerable social media platforms, sports figures are finding new ways to affect change outside the game.
Wolves
November 2
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns lost his mother, Jacqueline, to COVID-19 on April 13. He talked about it Monday in a YouTube video.

Towns shares grief over mother's COVID death. 'I feel it every day'

In a YouTube video, Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns shares for the first time the struggles he's been going through in the months since his mother died in April after contracting COVID-19.
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